When separating chicken drumstick from thigh, place the tip of the knife right into the joint and then the flesh should cut easily apart
A “large dice” is a like a rough chop, but with uniformly sized pieces
Preserved lemons are easily made and stored in the refrigerator to have on hand for adding to all types of recipes; otherwise, the ethnic section of your grocery store should carry these. They are preserved in salt, so will lessen the necessity to add a lot of salt to your finished dish
Brown the chicken in batches to prevent overcrowding, starting with half the cooking oil for the first batch and adding the remainder for the second batch.